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All School Enrollment - Thursday, August 3rd

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USD #499 enrollment for the 2017-18 school year will be held on Thursday, August 3rd in the Galena High School cafeteria.  Enrollment will begin at 7:00 AM and run through 6:00 PM that evening.   If you have any questions, please contact the USD #499 Board Office at 620-783-4499 ext. 1100. Spring Grove Supply List Liberty Supply List GMS Supply List

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Back to School Fair

Route 66 Soda Fountain to hold Back to School Fair

The Route 66 Soda Fountain, located at 1136 Military Avenue in Baxter Springs, will be holding a Back to School Fair on August 9th from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.  This fair is for students in the Galena, Baxter Springs, and Riverton school districts.  Participants will need to bring proof of their free or reduced lunch qualification.  Services provided will include school supplies, physicals, social services, and car seat . . .

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GHS Athletes Place at State Track Meet

Several Galena High School track athletes medaled at the Kansas State Track Meet held in Wichita at the end of May.  The top eight places in each division (3A, 4A, etc.) received medals for their performance at the meet.  To medal at the state meet is a tremendous accomplishment and shows the hard work and dedication these athletes and their coaches had during this Spring season.  GHS athletes that placed were: . . .

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Science Activities with 8th Graders and Mrs.Henderson's Class

Mrs. Suzette Henderson's 4th grade class went up to the GMS Agri-science building for a magnet and electricity lesson. The 8th graders actually got to teach the lesson to the 4th graders. The kids got to paint with magnets. Mrs. Jodi Russell, 7th and 8th grade science teacher, also had a doll that sang "Ring Around the Rosie" when a circuit was made.  The students were able to hold hands and make the . . .

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Spring Grove Students Win "Perseverance" Award

Several Spring Grove students were recently honored for their "Perseverance."  Perseverance is one of nine words that students throughout the Galena School district study each month to help build their character.  According to Dictionary.com, perseverance means " steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, . . .

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